“Grandma Killer” captured in South Padre Island

Posted at 10:05 PM, Apr 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-19 23:05:31-04

Lois Riess has been arrested.  Law enforcement recieved a tip that Riess was in South Padre Island, Texas.  It is believed that she was arrested at a restaurant Thursday around 8:25 p.m.

Public Information Officer for South Padre Island Police Department say positive ID is pending fingerprint analysis.

Riess has been a fugitive wanted in connection for the murder of her husband and another woman.  She was considered a dangerous person by law enforcement.

Marshals are expected to hold a press conference.

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This is a developing story and we will put out more details as they become available.